HOUSTON, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW)
announced that Doug Ewert has been promoted to President and Chief Operating
Officer (formerly EVP and COO) and that Charlie Bresler has been named as EVP
of Marketing and Human Resources (formerly President).
Commenting on these changes, George Zimmer, Chairman and CEO, "This
realignment of the executive management team will create a greater focus of
the Company's operating talent in the areas of MW that will drive future
shareholder value. Doug in his expanded capacity will become more directly
involved in store operations across all of the Company's retail apparel
businesses in addition to his existing merchandising and distribution
responsibilities. Charlie will continue in managing the execution of the
Company's overall marketing strategies as well as guide our human resource
teams and initiatives that impact our corporate culture on a daily basis. Both
Doug and Charlie will continue to report directly to me."
Doug Ewert, age 44, joined the Company in 1995. He was General
Merchandise Manager from 1996 to 2000 and was promoted to Vice President and
General Merchandise Manager in 1999. He subsequently served as Senior Vice
President and General Merchandising Manager for two years and Executive Vice
President and General Merchandising Manager for three years. In January 2005,
he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Founded in 1973, Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest
specialty retailers of men's apparel with 1,277 stores. The stores carry a
full selection of designer, brand name and private label suits, sport coats,
furnishings and accessories, including tuxedo rentals available in the Men's
Wearhouse, Moores, and MW Tux stores.
For additional information, please visit the company's website at
CONTACT: Neill Davis, Men's Wearhouse (281) 776-7000
Ken Dennard, DRG&E (713) 529-6600
SOURCE Men's Wearhouse
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